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The Vanitas Experience at Melbourne General Cemetery

The sunny weekend of 17 & 18 February, Melbourne General Cemetery hosted an immersive Vanitas Experience.

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Close to 150 people took a walk through the Cemetery, guided by the immersive new app experience, that mixes real life documentary, mystery and touching speculation about the fate that awaits us all.  Many people had not visited a cemetery before and they loved the experience as it touched all the senses – taste, sight, sound, touch and smell. 

 “The whole experience unravelled layer upon layer of thought and emotion and
challenged to immerse myself in experience, to the point that I was a part of the story.
I loved the final act of giving, a beautiful way to finish!”